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President to promote business, cooperation in Russia, C...
Sep 02, 2016
Cheong Wa Dae announced on Sept. 1 that, in response to rising concerns about protectionism, President Park Geun-hye would emphasize the importance of global free trade and the expansion of investment during her upcoming talks with world leaders. The president's office said t...


President to meet Russian, Chinese, US counterparts
Sep 02, 2016
Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and President Park Geun-hye shake hands at Cheong Wa Dae in 2013. President Park and President Putin will hold a summit on Sept. 3 in Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum. President Park Geun-hye wil...


Children in Tanzania, Morocco read Korean folktales, le...
Sep 01, 2016
A young Tanzanian student reads the traditional Korean folktale 'Heungbu and Nolbu' in Swahili. "A long, long time ago, there were two brothers named Heungbu and Nolbu. The greedy older brother, Nolbu, took all the money their father had left for them, and poor Heungbu had to...


Technology boosts impact of overseas aid
Sep 01, 2016
Korea is expanding cooperation with developing countries by sharing its knowhow of intellectual property (IP) and providing technological support. Since 2004, the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) has been running some 113 knowledge-sharing projects in 50 countries, wi...


Korea-Japan-China cooperation to cover education, touri...
Aug 31, 2016
Song Ji-young, won the first prize at the second Korea-Japan-China Trilateral Cooperation Idea Contest, speaks during the awards ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Aug. 30. Foster Korea-Japan-China experts by being able to major in "trilateral studies." Travel acros...


Korea, China, Japan join hands for the arts
Aug 29, 2016
Chinese Vice Minister of Culture Ding Wei (left), Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok (center) and Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Matsuno Hirokazu present the '2016 Jeju Declaration' at the eighth Korea-China-Japan Culture...


Gov’t to extend infertility treatment, support benefits
Aug 26, 2016
Minister of Health and Welfare Chung Chinyoub delivers a briefing about the government’s new measures to tackle the issue of low birthrates. Starting next month, the government will expand infertility treatment support to couples at all income levels. It will also raise the...


Global policy-makers get master's in Korea
Aug 25, 2016
Public officers studying environmental policy in Korea pose for a photo. Some 50 officials from across the world are studying for their master's as part of a scholarship program from the Ministry of Environment. They discussed global environmental issues and Korea's environmental...


'Firm and solid action in response' to any provocation ...
Aug 25, 2016
President Park Geun-hye listens to an explanation about how unmanned aerial surveillance vehicles operate during a visit to a central battalion of frontline troops as part of the Ulchi Freedom Guardian military exercises on Aug. 24. "Probable threats." North Korea's nucl...


Korea, China, Japan to meet in Jeju
Aug 25, 2016
Leaders from Korea, China and Japan will convene on Jeju Island this weekend to enhance trilateral exchanges in the arts, sports and other cultural activities. The eighth Korea-China-Japan Culture Ministers' Meeting on Aug. 27 and 28 will be attended by Minister of Culture, ...